DEPUTY UN CHIEF STRESSES NEED TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AS CITIES CONTINUE TO GROW

  The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General today encouraged governments, the tourism industry and local communities to work together to tackle the important challenge of urbanization and tourism to sustainable development.In <“http://www.un.org/sg/dsg/statements/index.asp?nid=400“>remarks to the Working Luncheon on Sustainable Urban Development and Tourism, hosted by the Permanent Mission of China to the …

CBRC working on evaluation criteria for Green Credit Policy

China Sustainable Finance newsletter #15 (English) Policy developments 1. CBRC working on evaluation criteria for Green Credit Policy The Ministry of Environmental Protection reported in May 2012 that “China is working on criteria with which to evaluate the implementation of its green credit policy by banks and enterprises.” The central …

Citizens Group Looking to Buy Berlin Grid (to Integrate More Renewable Energy)

Citizens Group Looking to Buy Berlin Grid (to Integrate More Renewable Energy) Posted: 15 Jun 2012 05:19 AM PDT Apparently, a citizens group in Berlin is looking to buy the capital city?s electricity grid. The group, Bürger Energie Berlin (BEB), wouldn?t be the first to do such a thing. As …